International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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World Metrology Day - 20 May 2011 Chris Pulham   |   added on Mar 03, 2011    |    France 20 May marks World Metrology Day - this year the theme is "Metrology in Chemistry".
Topic: celebrating chemistry, website, metrology Audience: students, professional chemists, professors, general public, educators, research scientists, industrial chemists, universities, educational institutions, tertiary education, graduate students

Opera "Madame Curie" Justyna Sozańska   |   added on Feb 28, 2011    |    France The world premier of the opera ‘Madame Curie’, composed by Elżbieta Sikora, 15 November, 2011 at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, art Audience: general public, research scientists, women chemists, educational institutions

40th Anniversary of the OECD Chemical's programme Alastair Wood   |   added on Feb 17, 2011    |    France Special event to mark the 40th anniversary of work on chemical safety at the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).
Topic: celebrating chemistry, conferences Audience: decision makers, professional chemists, industrial chemists, women chemists

NJC Symposium: New Directions in Chemistry Denise Parent   |   added on Feb 14, 2011    |    France The "2011 NJC Symposium: New Directions in Chemistry" will feature talks by 8 well-known chemists, all members of NJC's editorial board, working in different areas of chemistry. The presentations will highlight the contributions of chemistry to a variety of challenges faced by our society (environment, health, electronics...).
Topic: celebrating chemistry, seminars, conferences, women chemists Audience: professional chemists, professors, research scientists, universities, post graduate students, women chemists

Cosmetics and Pharmaceutics: New Trends in Biophysical Approaches Salvatore Magazu'   |   added on Jan 04, 2011    |    France The “Cosmetics and Pharmaceutics: New Trends in Biophysical Approaches” STUDIUM CONFERENCE aims to help the technology transfer from research to the industrial scale and to update the knowledge in the fields of biophysics, chemistry, biochemistry applied to cosmetics and pharmaceutics.
Topic: biophysics, biochemistry, conferences, sustainable and green chemistry, biotechnology, cosmetics, pharmacy Audience: students, professional chemists, professors, general public, educators, industrial chemists, universities, post graduate students, teachers, research scientists, women chemists, decision makers, tertiary education, educational institutions